3 Feb 2020
Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles
Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive Cell Company.
3 Dec 2019
Largest Lithium-Ion Energy Storage System in Nordic Countries
Saft has won an order for three Intensium Max 20 High Energy containers from TuuliWatti, the Finnish wind developer and operator.
23 Jul 2019
Corvus Energy (2019 Update)
approx. $70 million (IDTechEx estimate).
30 Jan 2018
battery modules are outsourced, and the IP surrounds designs above the cell level.
17 Oct 2017
Launch of European battery alliance
Battery alliance announced in Brussels aims to expedite European battery cell manufacturing.
2 Jun 2016
Acquisition of battery companies
The pace is hotting up. As the lithium-ion battery business grows rapidly over the coming 15 years a vital way of buying time, clout in purchasing materials, routes to market, technology, economy of scale and brand awareness will be acquisitions.
2 Jun 2016
IDTechEx spoke with Christelle Nay, Communication Manager at Saft, about their engagement in the battery industry for use in industrial, commercial and large scale marine vessels applications.
23 May 2016
2015 - A great year for large-sized lithium-ion batteries
Electric bus is a game changer in the battery market.
9 May 2016
Inventors to change future of lithium ion batteries
Researchers are revolutionizing energy storage with a new class of aqueous electrolytes that makes batteries and other electrochemical devices safer, cheaper, and greener.
16 Dec 2015
Lithium-ion batteries for electric buses
In this article IDTechEx analyst Dr Victoria Adesanya-Aworinde shares insights into demand and sales forecasts, market share, market size and market leaders.
22 Jul 2015
Saft li-ion battery to power the ExoMars rover
Saft has signed a contract worth over one million euros from Airbus Defence and Space Ltd to develop, qualify and test a specific lithium-ion battery system to power the ExoMars Rover vehicle.
10 Jul 2015
Contract to power new hybrid ferry in Scotland
Saft, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry, has won a contract to supply state-of-the-art Li-ion battery systems to Imtech Marine, a leading maritime technology supplier.
16 Jul 2014
Tightening air pollution laws boost e-ships
In two parts of the world — along the U.S. and Canadian coasts, and in the Baltic and North seas as well as the English Channel — the SOx limits are ultra-strict. As of 2010, the sulfur content of marine fuel in these "emission control areas" must be 1 percent or lower. As of 2015, the sulfur content must be 0.1 percent or lower.
14 Apr 2014
VW and Renault go for plug in hybrids, BMW for fuel cell cars. TRA14
Transport Research Arena, Paris April 2014 coverage by IDTechEx: Renault goes for plug in hybrids, BMW to fuel cells by 2020, meanwhile VW sells now the most efficient car in the automotive history.